There are a number of uncommon minerals that may be mined in World of Warcraft. They embrace: Silver, Gold, Truesilver, Khorium, and Titanium. Every of those veins or deposits has what is known as a spot holder.
A spot holder works the identical because it has in Everquest for NPCs and means precisely what it says. There’s something or somebody holding the place of one other one thing or somebody. When the placeholder dies there’s a random calculation method that kicks off to find out what the subsequent spawn can be.
So for Silver, Gold, Truesilver, Khorium, and Adamantite that method is perhaps one thing like a 1% spawn price. I do not know what the actual price is for these ores that is simply hypothetical. So meaning in the event you have been to take a seat and kill or mine the identical node one hundred occasions that was a recognized placeholder for a uncommon mining deposit, each one hundredth time on common, that uncommon mineral would spawn. In different phrases, when a uncommon mineral place holder node respawns, there’s a probability the uncommon mining ore will present up; no matter that probability could also be.
All through World of Warcraft there are a number of minerals which might be thought-about place holders for particular uncommon ores.
For Silver Ore, Tin
For Gold Ore, Iron
For Truesilver, Mithril
For Khorium, Fel Iron and Adamantite
For Titanium, Saronite
By mining the place these widespread ores are you’ve got an opportunity that you’ll run throughout one of many uncommon mining minerals. Typically you will discover that particular areas or a single node is spawning a uncommon mineral extra steadily than others.
I’ve observed this too, and the one reply I’ve is that not all widespread ore is definitely a spot holder. I’ve reasoned that solely sure nodes are place holders, so should you discover a uncommon ore, take word, as a result of that may be the place you discover it once more down the street when you’re out mining.